Her husband has never been a true gentleman and she fears that his brother will kick her and her family on the street, so the only way she can stay there is if she has a son, the new Earl. The problem is her husband has never been to her bed chambers.
Meredith start a plot by pretending to be pregnant, and when the time comes she'll adopt a orphan baby, because is the only way she can save her family from living on the street, since she belives Nicholas Caulfield is exactly like his brother.
Nicholas on the other end has suffered his hole life, and doesn't want a title sice his father has put his mother and him f his house. He doesn't have good memories and cant stand the thought to became something like that. He is sucessfull and very rich and by hinself with legal games and has a famous "cassino" in Town.
When he discovers that Meredith is pregnant and start to have fellings for her, he decides to go back to his old life, since she doesn't belong to him.
They start to fight this strange fellings that bouth have but never as faced before, and a cat and mouse game is fun to read, and enjoable.
I simple loved this book and her writing makes me cheer for Nicholas from begging until the very end.
You like a romance in historical genre, with a guy who suffer in the past and need to discover a way to deal with it in the present. A very strong girl who fights for everything she things deserve.